If you follow me you will know I am a solo camper. Very rarely do I camp in a group. Just my family (the girls) and close friends, never more than a couple people. Well Leigh a friend has been at me for the… Continue Reading “Winter Camping Symposium Duluth MN. 2022. What joy”
Sometimes you just have to get one. So I did. My first hatchet or packaxe or camp axe. And gave it a test run. Marbles came through with this guy. Does the job.
Bushcraft for me has always had the myth that it is way beyond my capabilities. I have stuck to the basic survival policy of 72 hours. 10 C,s EDC surviving a short disaster. Now having got rid of the to much for me attitude.… Continue Reading ““Basic Bushcraft Practice – learning my Trail Boss Axe” on YouTube”
Summer is coming, take time to check your outdoor kits and prep for the season. What ever the reason. The Novice Survivalist
Although in a pinch I can sharpen (Kinda) a dull blade when in the outdoors, I am in no way good at it. In fact I am terrible at it. Free hand sharpening is something I have never mastered , truth be told not… Continue Reading “I’M REALLY BAD AT SHARPENING BLADES”
Joy. Finally got to get out and trudge thru the snow.
Finally got to work on the wood handle slipping issue. It was worse when wearing gloves. So scrapped off the coating on the handle that it came with. And added Linseed oil. What a difference in the grip factor now. Not just a saftey… Continue Reading ““T HAWK” WOOD HANDLE UPGRADE”
Always keeping safety in mind when doing axe work or anything requiring a sharp tool. Needed to enhance thesafety aspect of my axe work. Not just reading about it but practicing it. Here is how I started doing that with my new Trail Boss… Continue Reading “Protecting me from my axe and the axe from me.”